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Dating and Relationships

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We walk alongside students navigating various relational phases in college including singlehood, dating, engagement, & marriage.

Single WomanBecome the Right Person

If you’re single, learn how to surround yourself with people who challenge you and recognize your full potential, invest deeply in your friendships, and intentionally explore the God-given purpose for your life.

Man and Woman in a Dating RelationshipDate Well

Explore the three key values of romantic relationships—purpose, healing, and oneness—and learn how navigate through questions like: How does our relationship affect who we’re becoming as individuals? How do our spiritual lives affect our life as a couple?

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A man proposing to a woman on bended knee.Set Yourselves Up for Success

Prepare for marriage by 1) building your communication skills, 2) confront issues, 3) plan for the future, 4) discover new things about yourselves, and 5) gain wisdom from another couple who has been married for a while. Register for our annual pre-martial counseling weekend: Engaged Encounter.

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Man and woman happily married.Glorify God

For those who are already married, is your marriage a doorway to a closer walk with God and each other? Do you need additional support to navigate through unique challenges? Chaplains, pastors, and counselors are available to help.

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A New Way to Date

Engage in live face-to-face conversations with real people who share your values.

Recover From Addictions

If you would like to access accountability software such as Covenant Eyes at a discounted rate, please contact chaplain@southern.edu.

Rooted

Dorm Week of Prayer, 2021

Euwayne and Anna Bennett talk about how to healthy boundaries in friendships promote thriving relationships instead of “blurred lines.”

Professor Rick Norskov shares a variety of tools, including friendships, for understanding your vocational calling more clearly.

Professor Matt Tolbert takes a spiritual and psychological dive into the importance of how you view your identity.

Dr. Allen & Nicole Parker share a spiritual approach to understanding and dealing with your baggage to limit its impact on your relationships.

Pastor Anna Bennett shares how to be rooted in Jesus through personal worship.

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Find Belonging

Regardless of whatever relational phase you are experiencing currently, make friends and experience meaningful relationships today.

Upcoming Events

Oct
31-4

Dorm Week of Prayer

8 PM

Jan
17-21

Sexual Integrity Week

Mar
4-5

Engaged Encounter

Bietz Center for Student Life

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